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PBS
Jan 21, 2010 12:30pm EST
in the united states, i have to be honest with you. i love the united states, i admire the united states. >> rose: and you're heavily invested here. >> yes, the united states is the leader of the world. it's going to be the leader of the world for many years to come. forget china's going to come out you're down. >> rose: that means? >> when you have a country has $14 trillion of cumulative debt and its g.d.p. around $14 million and both competing, that's not good. >> rose: debt or g.d.p.? >> yes. and when you have a budget deaf sit of a trillion dollars going for the foreseeable fueler, it's unacceptable. when you have economic vices that hit you badly and it was contagious, things are not we were there but you can get out of it. >> rose: prince alwaleed bin talal for the hour next. ( coca-cola 5-note mnemonic ) captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: princeal alwaleed bin talal is here. he's chairman of the kickdom investment company. "forbes" ranks him as one of the world's 25 most wealthiest people. "time" magazine
WETA
Jan 20, 2010 11:00pm EST
with you. i love thenited states, i mire the united states. >> rose: and you're heavily invested he. >> yes,the united states is t leader of the world. it's going to be t leader of the world formany years to come. forget china's going to come out you'reown. >> rose: thameans? >> when you have a coury has $14 trillion of cumulive debt and its g.d.p. around $14 million and both competin that's not good. >> rose: debt or d.p.? >> yes. and wn youave a buet deaf sit of a trillion dolrs going for the foreseeable fuer, it's unacceptable. when you he economic vices that hit youadly and it was contagious, things a not we were the but you can get o of it. >> rose: prince alwaleed bi talal for the ur next. ( coca-cola 5-note mmonic ) captioning sponsored by rose communicaons from our studios in w york city, is is charlie rose. rose: princeal alwaleed bin talal is here. 's chairman of the kickdom investment company. "forbes" ranks him asne of the wod's 25ost wlthiest ople. "tim mazine dubbed him the arabian warren buett. his fi has major stakes in banks, hotel and mea coanies. his largest vestment is i
WETA
Jan 21, 2010 12:00pm EST
, fancially, with the crisis you'r in rit now, new a mess. new a mess in t united states, i have to be hones with you. i love the united states, admire the united ates. >> rose: a you're heavily invested here. >>es, the united stateis the leader othe world. it's gng to be the leader of the wod for many years to come. foet china's goin to come out you're down. rose: that means? >> when yohave a country has $14 trilli of cumulative debt anits g.d.p. around $14 millioand both competing, that's notood. >>ose: debt or g.d.p.? >> yes. and when you have a budget deaf sit of a trillion dollars going for the foreseeab fueler, it's unacceptable. when you have economic ces that hit you badly andt was contagio, things are not we were the but you can get o of it. >> rose: prince alwaleed bi talal for the ur next. ( coca-cola 5-note mmonic ) captioning sponsored by rose communicaons from our studios in w york city, is is charlie rose. rose: princeal alwaleed bin talal is here. 's chairman of the kickdom investment company. "forbes" ranks him asne of the wod's 25ost wlthiest ople. "tim mazine dubbed him th
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2010 2:00am EST
there is not dissimilar from the screening in the united states, and the screening that abdulmutallab went through was not that dissimilar. we want more explosive detection, more technology. other airports have resisted some of those items, because of other concerns that they have about privacy, for example. this incident is serving as a catalyst to reopen that dialogue, particularly with the airports and countries where we have a large throughput of passengers to the united states. >> i want to get back to that. i assume that there will be another round of questioning. i was shipped off of this to something else why have you here. we all know what has happened in haiti over the last seven to 10 days, it has been devastating. there is an issue about adoption potential, haiti children who had been left without parents. we have about five families here who have completed paperwork to get the children from haiti. and yet they are being held up. i need to get a commitment from you that the citizenship and immigration services will work with my office to help expedite our ability to get those kids out.
WETA
Jan 21, 2010 5:30pm EST
before it wi catch up with the per capita income of e united states. what's the best gauge of the economy may well be what you'll see on the ground. beijing, t financial crisis has been a story they've read i th papers peopleorried earlier this year, there ar a lot of signs that at let in corner, cha, things are okay. it blds confidenc especiay when so many other countrie are suffering from arecession. but the government ss 8% is the minimum neededo keep this economy going. there's a beli that the mo rrible times are over, which meantheargets set for 2010 maywell be even higher. messa khan al jazeera, beijing. >>the number ofmericans filing for unploymentenefits increased by an unexpect 36,0 last month to 2,000. in europe, lloyd's banki group said it will cut another >> and then you pull back. >> do you ink chi isaware there could be this growing bubble and what to do. >> money can be so cheap you inflate bubbles toughout your econy. ina made the cision that they wanted to hve theisk of bubbles, the risk of inflation by keeping their economy growing. more importantly, hurting the global e
WHUT
Jan 20, 2010 7:00pm EST
for resources for decades. we've seen especially last decade, countries like china, the united states, of course, other countries around the world coming to latin america for all sorts of resources. lithium is a big one but we see soy, iron ore, copper, a basket for the rest of the world. >> is that a concern for the united states? if we see japan and especially if we see china coming to south america, are we not there or where we should be, perhaps? >> it is an zero sum game. we trade with china as well. we're not competing for a lot of these resources. in the end, what the demand, is everything from iron ore to chicken parts to soy really helps grow these economies as well. the issue is that a lot of the chinese companies are there just to extract resources. these are the most exploitative industries that many people denounced.they were there extra resources in latin america before. >>> it is more of a concern for the south american countries themselves than it is say for the united states they engage in the most abusive labor practices, very little environmental controls. so that is part of t
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2010 10:00am EST
with the united states house of representatives. any use of the closed-captioned coverage of the house proceedings for political or commercial purposes is expressly prohibited by the u.s. house of representatives.] the speaker: the house will be in order. the prayer will be offered by our chaplain, father coughlin. chaplain coughlin: almighty god , true humility will not automatically come to us when we choose to bow our heads in prayer or when we acknowledge our since and shortcomings. more often we are most humbled when overwhelming circumstances far exceed our control or natural disasters or human events surprise us. lord, the horrific tragedy of biblical proportions in haiti has deeply touched us all. at the same time, this island community is called forth a flood of compassionate prayer and created a mighty forest of coordinating resources, personal generosity and heroic action. grant wisdom, prudence and fortitude to rescue workers, medical teams and caretakers who deliver aid and supplies. your mighty presence is known, lord, when true poverty casts a fresh light on another's wealth. when t
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2010 6:00am EST
that they could take appropriate measures. in their path on the way back into the united states. but we have since the incident we have had numerous conversations with the ceo's of carriers, the secretary will be meeting with the head of-- in geneva on this trip she is going to today after the hearing with you, and we will be having a discussion with airline carriers as to how we can all work together to improve the security of the system. >> carriers have indicated that information regarding passengers visas dad this is not available in real time when a passenger checks in at the airport. we will actually be taking addresses and other similar problems. >> so, the visa revocations and these are refusals or did nylz are checked prior to boarding an individual. bair check this part of the preflight screening process that is ongoing and has been ongoing for some time. >> okay, so do you think there is an issue with them not having this visa information in real time? >> the state department uploads all of these issuances that it makes to databases that are coming that we share with the law enforcement
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2010 9:00am EST
to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the presiding officer: the clerk will read a communication to the senate. the clerk: washington, d.c, january 21, 2010. to the senate: under the provisions of rule 1, paragraph 3, of the standing rules of the senate, i hereby appoint the honorable kirsten gillibrand, a senator from the state of new york, to perform te duties of the chair. signed: robert c. byrd, presidet pro tempore. mr. mcconnell: madam president? the presiding officer: the republican leader. mr. mcconnell: i want to thank the majority leader for giving me the chance to make my very brief opening remarks as i must leave the building shortly. i thank him. mr. president, the senate's newest member is coming down from massachusetts today and we'll have a chance to welcome senator-elect brown to the capitol. obviously, we're delighted to have him. senator-elect brown has captured the attention of the entire country, but he has captured the attention of massachusetts voters
FOX
Jan 21, 2010 5:00am EST
. >>> the united states has sent more help to haiti. instead of going to africa and the persian gulf, the pentagon diverted 2,000 marines to haiti. the convoy could arrive in haiti sometime today. the united states has started preparing tents at cuba's gawntd guantanamo bay in case of a mass exodus -- at cuba's guantanamo bay in case of a mass exodus. >>> there will be a telethon on fox 5 beginning tomorrow night at 8:00. >>> new this morning, his comeback victory in the massachusetts senate race stunned democrats, many of who are now concerned about the fate of health care reform. now, republican senator-elect scott brown will make his rounds on capitol hill today. sarah simmons joins us live with a preview. >> reporter: good morning. well, senator brown will be getting to know his new colleagues on the hill today meeting with senator both sides of the aisle including one. his big backers, senator john mccain, a republican from arizona. also, he will be meeting with his new partner from massachusetts, senator john kerry. now, the timing of his swearing- in is still up in the air. he is still tech
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2010 1:00pm EST
. the clerk: a bill to designate facility of the united states postal service located at 1210 west main street in riverhead, new york, as the private first class garfield m. langhorn post office building. the speaker pro tempore: the question is, will the house suspend the rules and pass the bill. so many as are in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the bill is passed and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. the unfinished business is the question on suspending the rules and agreeing to house concurrent resolution 158 as amended which the clerk will report by title. the clerk: house concurrent resolution 158, early detection month for breast cancer and all forms of cancer. the speaker pro tempore: the question is, will the house suspend the rules and agree to the concurrent resolution as amended. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the concur
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2010 6:00am EST
are not at times where we are likely to be but it's important to remember we ranked 14th in the united states of america and in employment growth and ranked ninth in the nation in labor force growth which means a lot of people voting and leaving the northeast or upper midwest coming to south carolina to seek opportunities. i think it's evident in the decisions of companies like boeing and google and starbucks and eddy thus to put roots in south carolina. it is evident in expansion of bmw or oscar, it is evident in the efforts of on some heroes working to grow and sustain small businesses like southern aluminum and clinton or roofing in some central or that matter donner and estherville. it's evident in a lot of different fronts. we talk about change in the way that colombia works and once again we have this land where we would like to end that we have made real changes and efforts year i thank you. for too long to many votes were not recorded in the chambers and there can be no accountability with out transparency. get niki hanly and najaf and valentine in the house and harvey in the senate l
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2010 11:00pm EST
in a matter in hindsight negative have raised concerns about his allegiance to the united states and possibly prompted action by his supervisors. his statement that the sharia law a trumped the constitution, his religious discussions with patients and his presentation to his colleagues that equated suicide bombers to service membered who died for this nation. what substantive evidence to your review turn up regarding major hassan's actions or statements the gate or should have given his supervisors any indication of his radicalization to what degree did the three instances i cited in my opening to this question i arouse concern by major hassan's supervisors about the appropriateness of such statements or actions and what was done with regard to those concerns? and what policies, practices, and procedures limited or blocked the ability of major hassan's supervisors to appropriately assess his developing radicalization? and then i am concerned if political correctness was involved here and if the need for psychiatrists maybe beat us overlook some things. those are kind of my major concerns. >>
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2010 5:00pm EST
, to our united states citizens, and to all of those who have been affected by this catastrophe, those who have lost loved ones, who were injured, and just know the congressional black caucus historically has worked with haiti and haitian american community. many of us have traveled to the country multiple times. during the current crisis, the cbc will continue to work closely with the obama administration and outside organizations to provide whatever assistance it can to the ongoing relief and recovery efforts. also, let me thank the men and women who are responding as first responders, those from haiti, those from the international community, our own government officials, our neighbors in the caribbean, and in latin america. i want to thank them for their immediate response, and just know that we are supporting your continued work to assist those affected by this calamity. let me conclude by saying before i ask members to come speak that today we just passed, and i am very pleased that the house of representatives passed in a bipartisan way a resolution as relates to haiti that sets fort
FOX News
Jan 20, 2010 9:00pm EST
vote in the united states senate. >> what is the next move if you only have 59 senators? >> health care mind be dead. >> sean: voters are choosing who will fill the seat left vacant by the late ted kennedy. >> it's the pooh people's seat. >> -- >> things will wrap up at 8:00 tonight. the polls in massachusetts are closed and the republicans returns are pouring in. scott brown the republican will win the massachusetts special election. >> i just off the phone with scott brown. i've offered him my congratulations. >> this does change everything. >> this in many ways a national referendum. >> an election that will shock the political world and have reverberations all around washington. >> time to end business as usual. >> what happened here in mass mats can happen all over america! -- here in massachusetts, can happen all over america! >> sean: we are one day removed from the shot heard round the world the stunning come from behind victory by republican scott brown in the massachusetts special election. the sweeping victory by the gop in the bluest of blue states no doubt has democrats acr
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2010 12:00pm EST
's actually owed. if you examine the revenue streams of the united states, it jumps out at you. that we're collecting about 80% or even somewhat less than that of what's actually owed.he money that was actually owed under the current rates, we'd be doing very well. we'd have offshore tax havens, abusive tax shelters, a tax gap, a difference between what's owed and what's paid and we have a tax system that is completely out of date. we have a tax system that was designed at a time we did not have to be worried about the competitive position of the united states. now we do. the world has changed and our revenue system has not kept pace. instead it is hemorrhaged with offshore tax havens costing us, according to the permanent subcommittee on investigations, over $100 billion a year in lost revenue. if anyone doubts a a pro-ration of offshore tax havens, i would ask them to google offshore hacks havens. we did that last year and got over a million hits including my favorite, live offshore tax free by putting your funds in offshore tax havens. mr. president, the reality is this, with we have
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2010 8:00pm EST
the white house state dinner at the invitation of someone at the pentagon or other agency of united states government. you claim that this is a misunderstanding or a miscommunication. are you willing to forgo any financial gain that may arise through this incident including appearances, books, bees, or television opportunities such as any reality tv shows? >> i am only compelled to respond to questions are on the circumstances. i respectfully decline that answer your question. >> i think that these witnesses have a right to invoke the fifth amendment against self- incrimination when it relates to criminal activity. something that would incriminate them in a criminal proceeding. i also think that they me be offering the fifth amendment question that do not so involved such jeopardy. i ask that we consider what response we should have to these witnesses. thank you mr. chairman. >> thank you very much. i thank the witnesses for their testimony and the members for their questions p. i would remind the witnesses that the member of the committee may have additional questions for you and we will
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2010 7:00am EST
bilateral ties with the united states, adding the rift with google over online center should and security should not be, in his words, over and interpreted. you can hear her speak later today on c-span radio. john edwards of north carolina, former u.s. senator and democratic presidential candidate, is admitting in a written statement to "the today show" that he is the father of his former mistress is baby, francis quinn hunter. he said he will do everything to provide for her, adding it was wrong for him to the night she was a daughter. a former aide to john edwards, andrew young, initially claimed paternity shortly before the 2008 presidential primary contest began. his book on the experience is due to be released next month. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> wednesday, president obama delivers his first state of the union address to congress, laying out his vision for the future of the country and plans to deal with issues such as unemployment, health care, and the wars in iraq and afghanistan. the state of the union address, wednesday night. our coverage starts
FOX News
Jan 20, 2010 7:00pm EST
and security. a united states military disaster relief team landed on a beach this afternoon. the military plans to soon send 4,000 more marines and sailors to the area. more help for a shattered nation. but even amidst all the destruction in haiti tonight, some folks have a new reason to smile. a rescue team made up of new york police and firefighters pulled a young brother and sister from the wreckage of a building after their aunt said they heard crying from the rubble eight days later. this photo shows the moment they pulled the boy free. we're told he and his sister seem to have no major injuries and doctors say they have absolutely no idea how the two survived for so long. >> i cannot explain like medically orifice logically how this happened. maybe it's a miracle. >> shepard: maybe it's a miracle he said, something certainly in short supply these days. we have supporters both in hatey's capital port-au-prince and to the west in the town of let's begin with steve harrigan in the capital city tonight. steve? >> shepard, in one medical tent set up by the university of miami, 20-amp sta
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2010 9:00am EST
facilities all over the city. some places have been reinforced by doctors from the united states an overseas who have come here to help, that existed before. others are completely contained field hospitals that have been flown in and are up and running now. there is a big problem with coordination. units that have specialized care for things like orthopedic surgery which is desperately needed, or people who get bruises get sent to these specialized facilities and there's nobody coordinating it. there's just a complete lack of coordination. even the doctors on the ground don't know what other beds and facilities are available and because of the short animal of fuel, because of all sorts of other logistic problems it is very difficult to get all these patients moved around. as that happens people die because we're really getting to be a long way off from the earthquake now so increasingly, people who would have been just fine if they had gone to the equivalent of an american emergency room are now in a situation where they they're dying of infections because they're just not getting treatment.
ABC
Jan 21, 2010 6:00pm EST
in the united states. >> reporter: she says they were in a different position. their process was already in the works. beginning the adoption process now though is unlikely. haiti's infrastructure is all but wiped out along with it birth certificates and other important papers. not to mention the massive task of trying to reunite families and determine just who is a real orphan. >> there needs to be a structure put in place between haiti and the united states so that this could be expedited at a later time. this is not the time right now to initiate an adoption from haiti. >> reporter: for now agencies like adoptions together are telling american families to be patient. suggesting that if they want to help and do something more immediate donate to the haitian relief. >> adoptions together says in a normal situation it would take up to a year to adopt. they also remind people that there are plenty of children in the u.s. that needs homes adds well. >>> we want to remind you that several networks are hosting a telethon for earthquake relief tomorrow. big names lining up to appear include b
FOX News
Jan 21, 2010 4:00am EST
was in the united states. >> bret: went on to say we'll do it better next time. that's the nation's top intelligence officer. high value detainee interrogation group. that's the hig. blare released minutes ago a statement saying that the hig is not fully operational yet. >> that makes it worse. this is absolutely stunning. the administration on day one literally a year ago today said the president signed an executive order against torture. and involved in that was establishing a way to interrogate important detainees. and that was establishing mid year this juliohigg. the oversight is provided in the white house. now, we learned now a half a year later that the hig isn't even in place and secondly what we just heard that it was only -- nobody had thought of what happens if you capture a terrorist in the united states. this apparatus involved hundreds, thousands of people and billions of dollars a year and not one of them said what happens if we capture a terrorist in the united states? this is absolutely unbelievable. the real scandal here is not that a guy with a bomb got on a plane. it can happen
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2010 6:30pm EST
, your nomination is here in front of the united states senate, and we will act on it as soon as you provide the information the senators have requested of you. and, by the way, the information that a federal judge, one federal judge has already ordered that you disclose. as soon as you comply with that, then your nomination shall have a vote in the united states senate. well, mr. president, i wanted to explain in more detail my response to people today who had asked me what i was going to do on that nomination. that, i think, gives adequate explanation. i also wanted to just comment briefly that the president today said something quite extraordinary, and i want to compliment him for it. i know that he's walking into a thicket of trouble here, because a whole lot of big interests are going to gang up on this, these proposals. but let me tell you the two proposals the president offered that make a lot of sense. number one, he says that big financial institutions in this country that are too big to fail are too big. well, that's pretty simple. if you are too big to fail, you're just fl
CNN
Jan 21, 2010 1:00pm EST
can these survivors go? what do they have to look forward to when they get there? the united states and some other countries have been generous with aid, but as far as taking relph f refugees, that's a different story. any haitians in the u.s. as of january 12th when this earthquake occurred, can apply to remain in the u.s. for 18 months, but that doesn't address the number of people in haiti who have nothing to live -- nothing to do while they're there, no -- no income, no home, where do they go. mark heckfield joins us now, he's in new york. he's with the heebrew immigrant aid society. he's helping relocate haitians. what happens to the hundreds of thousands of hairtians who don' have a home and no livelihood? >> this is no option for those trying to escape the disaster. the u.s. is trying to bring in those who need medical treatment and they're bringing in orphans, but there's no right to flee natural disasters, so my understanding is there is trying to find places in haiti to stay as idps or internally displaced persons and they will be setting up idp camps for that purpose. >>
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2010 11:00pm EST
of prescreening international air travel passengers in the united states. passenger name records 72 hours before a flight is to depart, -- customs and border protection currently does not receive important identifying information about passengers on a u.s. bound flight said they began the check in process in some cases not until 30 minutes before the airplane door closes. also, although we are checking the no-fly and selectee list in real time, we are not running b seven relocations in real time. once the airplanes door closes and they receive that a batch of passenger information, officials from what we call the national target system beginning more in-depth analysis of the people on the flight to determine who may acquire -- require additional attention once land -- once they land. that analysis led them to uncover the father's concern about the man on the detroit flight. its secondary inspection once he landed in detroit. i wanted to ask you whether waiting until the airplanes doors close is too late and whether we need to thoroughly screened each flight passenger manifest list against all of
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2010 9:00pm EST
to concede that for the first time in american history, every single vote of consequence in the united states senate will be subject to a filibuster and will take 60 votes. either get rid of the filibuster, because it's being abused in a way that it never has been before -- look at that chart -- or at least change the rules of the filibuster. or pass everything through reconciliation, where you need 51 votes and not 60. there are limitations to that, but it's not like big policies don't pass this way. that's what president bush did with his tax cuts in 2001. passed through reconciliation with 58 votes. bush's tax cuts in 2003, passed through reconciliation with 51 votes. the deficit reduction act of 2005, which reduced spending on medicaid, passed through reconciliation with 51 votes. you don't have to get 60 votes every time. and now that 60 isn't even theoretically possible, with republicans pledging to vote no always on everything, now that the mythical unicorn of the 60-seat majority is gone, it's time for democrats to choose a path forward. either quit and let the party with 41 votes con
FOX News
Jan 21, 2010 6:00am EST
yesterday said every state is in play. and going back to what the president of the united states said just a minute ago, do you think he really believes that? do you think that the people up in massachusetts when they -- ok, there's the lever right there. i'm mad at george bush. come on! >> i think he does believe it or he wouldn't say it. you think he'd come up with a better spin than that. he's been criticized in the past for blaming bush. now it's been a year. in fact, it was a year anniversary of his inauguration yesterday. >> i just thought this was amazing in that he says you know i'm doing so much work and i'm so busy, i haven't talked enough about it. i regret this year. here's where we're wrong. i was so busy getting stuff done and dealing with the immediate crisis in front of us, i think we lost some of the sense of speaking directly to the american people. only problem with that is he spoke a lot to the american people. 42 news conferences, 158 interviews, he almost spoke too much to the american people. >> speaking of numbers, listen to robert gibbs yesterday. the message loud
FOX News
Jan 21, 2010 2:00am EST
to the president of the united states. the guy who has always been evil. you think now that he was on your side, but now if he goes soft, he's joined the thecabal capable of murdering people. he promised you a revolution. do you think it's safe to have an individual like that around the president of the united states? are you comfortable with that? you might think it was crazy but let me show you what was said on left wing radio today. thanks to newsbusters.org they just posted this. you crazy blank, you right wingers. do you not understand that the people you hold up as heroes bombed your expletive country? do you not understand that glenn beck, sean hannity, rush limbaugh and bi bill o'reilly are as complicit as the september 11, 2001, terrorist attack as any of the expletive, 15 who came from saudi arabia? don't you get that? as a gguy, ahh, i'll tell you some day. as a guy who has to have unbelievable security because of people like that, let me tell you what these people are capable of. by the way, in a related story, why did the white house have the hearing today on the gate crashers? rem
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2010 5:00pm EST
be created if the united states defaulted on our debt. if we fail to take action now, our nation's credit would be undermined, our economy would be further weakened, and important programs like social security and veterans benefits would be at grave risk. raising the debt limit is the only responsible course of action at this time. it would not authorize one penny of new spending, but it will allow to us pay the bills we've already incurred. we've ate the meal. we've had the dinner. now we've got to pay the check, madam president. so i'm asking my republican friends to join us on this measure. i'm asking them to take responsibility for the mess that they helped to create and to be a part of the solution rather than leaving other people to clean up their mistakes. during the year when they were in control, senate republicans voted seven times to increase the debt limit. they refused to pay for major initiatives. they cut revenues and increased spending. madam president, it didn't take a financial expert to recognize that this is just plain irresponsible. so when republican colleagues talk
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2010 4:00pm EST
. today the president of the united states made a major move to fix a broken system, looking to limit the amount of risk any one bank in america can take on in an effort to make their executives rich. under these rules, your bank could no longer gamble with your money. >> as economics professor william black who has joined us a number of times pointed out this morning, this is a great start. and i could not agree more, or applaud the president or his administration more for their efforts, finally, to take on directly our bankers who have sought to exploit their special privileges, not to help our democracy or our country, but to help themselves to enrich themselves. joining us now, we welcome back in fact senator maria cantwell, democrat from the great state of washington. and a member of the senate finance committee. she has been front and center pushing for stronger bank reform, including a proposed piece of legislation last fall in which you partnered with senator john mccain to propose the cantwell/mccain amendments to the senate legislation that would effectively try to reduce th
FOX News
Jan 21, 2010 11:00am EST
that are setting up in country, we are working with some hospitals back in the united states, having patients potentially flown back to the united states for more definitive care. we've got two victims now severely burned and we're trying to get them flown to burn centers in the united states. jane commander, we're looking at videotape while you're talking of how enormous this vessel is. can you describe for the viewers what it's like? the interior picture loose like it's almost like any hospital. what does it feel like in there, does it feel like you're in the hospital in the united states? >> indeed. we really are pretty much top of the line with the equipment we have. we have 12 operator rooms, as you said, we have 80 intensive care unit beds. jane: sounds like we may have lost our connection to commander mark marino, but you got the gist of it, they have so much capability to take vary of victims and they're taking them by boat and chover. they hope to get them by boat, nip. we'll bring you the latest figures as soon as we get them. jon: as jane was just speaking to the comer, this crosse
CBS
Jan 21, 2010 6:00pm EST
be waiting for them. >> they depend on the money from the people from the united states so they can start life over again. >> the haitian people are overwhelming. they are more than accommodating. >> the personnel from the u.s. ship the comfort flew in to help and the most serious flew back to the ship for surgery. the navy is trying to add about 350 more members to the ship and to quadruple the number of beds on board. the crew is now on the ground providing critical medical care for the quake survivors. tune in at 7:00 for the latest. >>> well, look around, you may not personally know anyone effected by the quake in haiti, but maybe you do. >>> it turns out there are at least about a half of the prince george's police department spending much of the last week and a half in a panic. they have family members in haiti. >> if i could, along with the rest of my comrades, we would be on the plane this afternoon if we could. >> reporter: they are police officers whose first instint is to run to help. >> do we feel a certain amount of guilt? yeah, we do. we are all here and we would like to get
FOX
Jan 20, 2010 11:00pm EST
] >> we do this throughout th united states, especially on the east coast, help each other all the time. this would be new for us going international if you will. >> reporter: what took minutes to destroy will take years to rebuild. for this woman seeing her niece rescued is mixed seeing her home country in ruins. >> it brought joy to us and my family but a joy we can't even celebrate, those that are still alive. >> reporter: haiti's ambassador to the u.s. said if there is a silver lining to all this is that his country now has a chance to rebuild better than ever. in the satellite center, fox 5 news. >>> we're also hearing tonight from the president of the royal caribbean cruise line taking heat for continuing to drop anchor in haiti. the ships are dropping anchor about 60 miles away from the carnage letting passengers on shore. critics claim that is in poor taste. the company president says haiti government wants them there. >> we have a 30-year history with haiti and we strongly support the country. the government wants us to be there with the ships for to reasons. one is the deliver
CNN
Jan 20, 2010 10:00pm EST
that a republican has been elected to the united states senate from the very blue state of massachusetts. >> people and the pundits, i will let them just determine, you know what this means in terms of national race, but i think it's important to know that the main thing that they want is good government back and to be part of the process. and i think they sent a very, very powerful message that business as usual is not going to be the way we do it. >> senator-elect scott brown today. he defeated democrat martha coakley by 5 percentage points or about 100,000 votes. john king is over here at the magic wall. john, it was a very impressive victory. there was very nice turnout for a special election. >> very nice turnout and everybody, wolf, the democrats, the republicans, looking at this race, trying to learn what happened to massachusetts and what might it mean for elections later this year. let's take a closer look at some of the key turning points and then the results and let slash this over. one thing is the democratic candidate ran against scott brown saying he was a republican like bush and che
CNN
Jan 21, 2010 5:00pm EST
and destructive campaign finance decision in the history of the united states supreme court. >> all right. i think we missed the graphics incorrect for the two sound bites. let's bring in the senior political analyst gloria borger. we did -- had the wrong names. practically speaking, and you watched this very, very closely about as closely as anyone. the supreme court decision today, what's it mean? >> it is not like money has been getting into a political system by the third-party groups. look at the last would elections, close to $100 million spent by the two groups. what they really have done is taking sure the revolving door and basically taking the doorway off altogether. groups are really able to put money in through corporations and through unions and all different groups and to the individuals into these elections right now. >> if a bank or gm or somebody else wants to directly start advertising on behalf or against a candidate, they can do as much as they want. >> they can. obviously, there's political risk in corporations doing this because they have share holders and board of director.
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2010 8:00pm EST
in the united states. and he was a liberal republican, i would say. before him, we had henry cabot lodge, this old-line boston yankee type of republican and they were always moderate republicans. and so there's absolutely no model for a conservative republican being elected statewide in massachusetts until last night. and that is, if scott brown turns out to be a conservative. he is now, as a senator, in washington, a blank enough slate to make this up as he goes along. >> as for the democrats with 24 hours to think about this, are the lessons, if any, about why independent voters favored the republican on this occasion and why some democrats stayed home, are they -- >> yeah, keith, for analysis in washington, there's the polls that you just cited. there are other polls that indicate other things, depending on how the questions are asked, and so what you have right now is real confusion in washington about what this means. and with elected officials, confusion turns to panic, pretty much instantaneously, with election results like this. >> do you not think, though, that what we've heard
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2010 5:00pm EST
and thement president of the united states. he has the ability to communicate very powerfully as we saw during the campaign. i think it has more to do certainly with just the general economic conditions that people are facing. the struggles that people are going through, if they've lost a job or worried about losing a job, or they've lost a home. and the question of what is being done for them, how soon is this going to turn around in a much more significant way. >> it sounds like the president has a plan to go after the big shots on wall street. we'll see if that turning toward anger in wall street and away from washington will work for him. thank you very much. i've got heavyweights here. dan balz of the "washington post" and john harris, author of "survivor: the great book of bill clinton." >> i'm told he's come to terms to it. >>> john edwards admits he fathered a child out of wedlock. and he's off in haiti doing good. we've got the author of "game change" coming up next to tell us about edwards' strange odyssey. when it comes to italian sauce, some people prefer this jar. but more people
FOX
Jan 20, 2010 11:00pm EST
unfortunately some small children with really severe burns that we're working to get back to the united states for better burn care. it has been a tragedy. a lot of destruction. >> and fox is helping raise money for haiti. hope for haiti telethon is friday at 8:00. you can find it right here. and all proceeds benefit five relief organizations currently operating in haiti. >> learn how you can help by logging onto our website foxbaltimore.com and click on the haiti disaster icon, in the top left corner. >> well, very messy weather is coming our way. >> what can we expect this time? chief meteorologist vytas reid joins us with more on the winter blast again, on the way? >> it has been interesting jennifer and jeff. these storms have been timing themselves right before the weekends. kind of been the trend, i have noticed. but it looks like we will see another storm pushing up out of the south. right now clouds out there. 35 degrees. mostly cloudy skies. to partly cloudy south of us. winds out of the north-northeast at five. humidity levels, 58 percent. and it looks like we will continue to see th
NBC
Jan 21, 2010 4:30am EST
. >> that is great. everyone is helping there, trying to get those cows. >> as it should be in the united states. welcoming to open arms. >> yes. >>> i'm lynn berry, and this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >> good morning, everyone. the weather is nice and quiet for now. that is going to change i think later on today and tonight but the morning commute should be no problem. temperatures upper 20's and low 30's. 26 at the airport. the forecast for today, increasing clouds. sunshine this morning. clouds move in this afternoon and by this evening rain, sleet and snow developing and high temperatures in the upper 20's and low 30's. now over to the news desk. >> the time now 4:57. 29 on tv hill. here is a look ahead to the news today. >> a late night fire claims the lives of four people. >> off the coast of the devastated nation details on the mission. >> plus additional crime cameras soon to be implemented in the city are praised. >> stand you're going to be leaving any time soon, looking good out there on the major roadways. rainbow, why so blue? hmmm,
NBC
Jan 21, 2010 4:30am EST
be in the united states. welcoming to open arms. >> yes. >>> i'm lynn berry, and this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station.
WHUT
Jan 20, 2010 10:00pm EST
child have haitian. tell me about your in-laws. >> they are actually in the united states, but they were extremely concerned. we have all family members accounted for as of last night. it was a difficult week not knowing, the ability to communicate, and we are just one family. there's so many families around the world that are wondering what has happened to their loved ones in haiti, and i hope more families have good news the way we have had so much bad news. mostly good news, up so we are glad for that. >> you have been called to help out. what has transafrica been doing in the last week? >> it is the oldest african american foreign policy association, so we normally work on foreign policy. how we change u.s. policies that might not be fair or just, and this would be a perfect example, but we have really been called upon to draw attention to humanitarian relief efforts, and we are glad to do so. we have been heartened as someone who lives in haiti, but also as an american. i have been so grateful to see the outpouring of support. i have also been disappointed because the coordination h
FOX
Jan 21, 2010 6:00pm EST
supplies are starting to get in, just not fast enough. >>> back in the united states, a misunderstanding about a prayer ritual caused a mid- flight scare. a plane made unscheduled landing in philadelphia after a 17-year-old jewish boy started using a tefillin. the teen was questioned and allowed to continue his trip. the tefillin are two small cube shap boxes painted black. they are attached to straps used to tie the boxes to the head and arm and contain bible passages. >>> did you see it, senator john mccain may be opposed to gay marriage but his wife is for it. she is taking a high profile stance against prop 8 posing for this ad. the prop 8 law banning gay marriage is being challenged in court. as for senator mccain's response to the ad, he says he respects his family members views but he believes marriage is defined between a man and a woman. >>> another georgetown storefront is shutting down. commander salamander will be closing down. they sell punk and new wave closing -- clothing. >>> turn our attention to the storm coming our way. >> it will be here soon starting out as rain and
CNBC
Jan 20, 2010 7:00pm EST
in the united states, railway companies bring things that are imported from china. noticeably like massie, for example. stocks were down here. we're waiting and in about two hours, larry, we're going to get the china gop numbers. that's very important. we're talking about numbers over 10%. we should have these problems in the united states here. big source of concern over there. >> bob, two quick questions for you. appreciate your time this evening as always. number one, do we assess too much about some modest credit tightening from china? we're going to have to do it, so i'm thinking if we are panicked in the u.s. stock market over soc some modest chinese tightening, what are the feds going to do? i think it will happen in my lifetime. what does that mean? >> unless we see noticeable growth in the economy -- before that, you're going to see the kind of reaction you got here today. the chinese reaction is very reasonable. they've got stimulus measures that are out there, they've got very low-cost lending and they've got an economy growing at over 10% a year. they've got good reason to be
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